Differences in Writing Fiction and Nonfiction

Fiction writing and nonfiction writing require two very different approaches, and often, two very different parts of the brain. As a former journalist and now fiction author, Christina Hoag can clearly see how writing a novel differs from writing something like a self-help or business book. In fiction, a writer must bring a unique voice to the story. This voice becomes the narrator. A fiction writer must also use their imagination to create characters, a setting, and a story line or plot. In nonfiction...
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